Activism

12 Jan 2021

Carroll Fife Cuts Her Oakland City Council Teeth With Encampment Amendment Issue

Oakland City Council will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of agenda items. Among items to be considered are some simple extensions of emergency declarations, a proposal to lease land near the Chabot Space & Science Center for use by the school district and clarification of the city’s regulations

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08 Jan 2021

Believe New York’s Winter Clothes Drive is Happening Now

BY SONNY CURTIN Winter in NYC can be brutal for those without shelter. Potential for blizzards and subzero temperatures are all too real for the nearly 80,000 individuals that are currently without homes in New York City alone. Believe New York is looking to clothe as many people as possible.

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05 Jan 2021

No Charges in Jacob Blake’s Shooting on Same Day Rittenhouse Pleads Not Guilty

“No Kenosha law enforcement officer in this case will be charged with any criminal offense.” After a fiery summer in an unprecedented movement for civil rights, those words will be remembered as a deep cut. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced Tuesday that the officer who shot Jacob Blake

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31 Dec 2020

Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

It was a hell of a year. BrokeAssStuart.com, like many independent media outlets and small businesses were hanging on by our proverbial fingernails. In 2020 we realized that everything we got paid to promote had to do with going out into the community, and that was all over with. The

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31 Dec 2020

Ask a Tenant Lawyer: How to Get your Landlord to Reduce your Rent

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has a lot of the information you need to keep you in your home.  This month’s topic: When tenant’s should file a complaint with the city . Got a question? Send

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31 Dec 2020

The Streets of San Francisco & Oakland in 2020

What a year. To tell the story of 2020 I teamed up with Bay Area photographer Marcell Turner, whose imagery captures both the comforting and horrifying views of our streets in vivid detail.  Let’s take a visual walk down memory lane, in both Oakland and San Francisco.  All photography by

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22 Dec 2020

I Want the World to be Better Than it is Right Now

I want to walk through our thoroughfares en masse, in unison, in celebration of something — anything — instead of in protest. I want to hold hands with a stranger while we do this, just because it feels right.

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11 Dec 2020

#UntrashThePlanet is Dedicated to Restoring Our Natural Places & Building Community

By Alison Huetter Trash is something we’ve been seeing all too often in the Bay Area. East Bay resident Stephan Orme used some of his ‘covid-time’ to do something about it. Since January he’s been organizing groups to clean trashed areas around the Bay Area. Untrash.It has grown to almost

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